Pioneer Elementary



Pioneer Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pioneer Elementary Students by Grade
PK 31
K 97
1 86
2 94
3 119
4 72
5 99
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pioneer Elementary is a public elementary school located in Suffolk, VA in the Suffolk City Public Schools. It enrolls 598 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pioneer Elementary is the 425th largest public school in Virginia and the 13,820th largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 598
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,820th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 425th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 710th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 460th out of 1,156

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Pioneer Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 307
(51%)
5,250
(51%)
 Female 291
(49%)
5,003
(49%)

Pioneer Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 383
(64%)
3,354
(33%)
 Black 157
(26%)
5,627
(55%)
 Hispanic 28
(5%)
524
(5%)
 Two or More 25
(4%)
549
(5%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
20
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
163
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
16
(0%)

Pioneer Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 308
(52%)
5,095
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 258
(43%)
4,623
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(5%)
535
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Pioneer Elementary is ranked 398th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pioneer Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.5%) is slightly higher than the state average of 44.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Pioneer Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 371
2006 360
2007 346
2008 333
2009 344
2010 367
2011 474
2012 476
2013 488
2014 529
2015 598

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.7
2006 13.1
2007 16.5
2008 15.9
2009 16.4
2010 18.4
2011 18.2
2012 17.6
2013 18.8
2014 18.9
2015 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31805929919137
2006 0.29166666666667
2007 0.33236994219653
2008 0.42042042042042
2009 0.44186046511628
2010 0.44141689373297
2011 0.41561181434599
2012 0.43067226890756
2013 0.47540983606557
2014 0.47637051039698
2015 0.48494983277592

Compare Pioneer Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
This School 48.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Pioneer Elementary
Suffolk, VA
Public PK - 05 598 16.8:1  
Carrsville Elementary
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Public PK - 05 265 14.7:1 6 miles
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Public PK - 05 591 13.1:1 7 miles
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Public 06 - 08 245 11.6:1 8 miles
Forest Glen Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 395 12.7:1 10 miles
Riverdale Elementary
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Public PK - 05 549 17:1 11 miles
Buckland Elementary
Gates, NC
Public KG - 05 219 13.7:1 12 miles
Kilby Shores Elementary
Suffolk, VA
Public PK - 05 531 16.3:1 12 miles
Georgie D. Tyler Middle School
Windsor, VA
Public 06 - 08 366 12.7:1 13 miles
Nansemond-Suffolk Academy
Suffolk, VA
Private PK - 12 725 9:1 14 miles
Booker T. Washington Elementary
Suffolk, VA
Public PK - 05 405 14.9:1 15 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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